What was the betting line on Mike North emerging from his sports-radio retirement for a regular Chicago broadcasting gig?,North left The Score in 2008 but continued in other media ventures across several platforms, including the scandalized internet radio outlet Webio and a morning news and talk show for CBS-2.,One of North’s ongoing activities has been handicapping sports.,“I started handicapping at age 14 and lost for 40 years but haven’t had a losing year in the last five,” North said in ESPN 1000’s announcement.,Phil Rosenthal: Controversial radio host Mike North says he's done with sports »

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Actor Luke Perry, who starred on the long-running hit show “Beverly Hills, 90210,” suffered a stroke Wednesday.,(Getty Images)

Perry, 52, was taken by ambulance to a Los Angeles-area hospital after paramedics responded to his home in Sherman Oaks.,A representative for Perry told ET he remained under observation at the hospital.,It’s unclear if Perry will be part of the show.,Perry currently stars in the CW show “Riverdale.” read more

For decades, Eva Kilgore documented the goings-on around Huntington Beach and environs in her weekly Orange County Register column.,The couple also leave behind eight grand children and seven in her Huntington Harbour neighborhood and beyond, Eva Kilgore seemed to be everywhere at all times.,While working as a reporter for Los Angeles radio station KHJ, the then Eva Sharon Ross met the radio station’s news director, Lyle Kilgore.,Lyle Kilgore, seen here with wife Eva Kilgore, was a longtime radio news reporter on stations including KHJ and KFWB.,Kilgore made it her cause to raise awareness and money for homeless children in Huntington Beach, Lynn Seeden said: “She used her place in life to do so much good.”

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The last few years have been lean for New York Mets fans as the team tries to recreate the magic that led to an exciting – if not improbable – run to the National League pennant in 2015.,Being a Mets fan in Los Angeles is not so different from following the club from any other baseball city.,While I would love to have the TV tuned to SNY 24/7 to get my content fix, there is one part of being a fan in Los Angeles that can never be taken for granted – the time change.,There are at least three games at Dodger Stadium each year and every so often the team will head to Anaheim to take on the Los Angeles Angels.,I guess at the end of the day, it may actually be easier to be a Mets fan in Los Angeles than a Dodgers fan. read more

A station was set up with a view to upgrading as a centre to showcase the progress on community radio projector in the Asian region.,The SLBC hierarchy was totally ignorant regarding the mass appeal and close affinity the MCR shared with the rural community and its integral role as a publicity medium at the grassroots level.,Inventories of all items at every MCR centre and the balance funds were diverted through the UNDP and the UNESCO mission found no discrepancy in receipts and expenditure.,The equipment for the Embilipitiya MCR centre were taken over by the SLBC authorities.,Jayaweera initiated the Palaly Radio Centre which provided the forces with a strong publicity arm.

• The Sooners snapped ISU winning streak last year in Norman with a 21-point victory to close the regular season

• Oklahoma is the only school in the country with a win over a team from every major conference (Power Five + Big East).,• OU has three players ranked in the top 10 in rebounding in the Big 12: Christian James (sixth, 7.1), Kristian Doolittle (eighth, 6.6) and Brady Manek (ninth, 6.5).,• Oklahoma’s opponents are averaging 32.0 points in the first half.,• Graduate guard Miles Reynolds continues to make the most of his lone season with the Sooners, earning Big 12 Newcomer of the Week for games played Dec. 17-25.,Reynolds averaged 12.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists in Oklahoma’s two most recent wins (Creighton and at Northwestern) to earn the honor for the first time read more

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An ambulance was called to the school Tuesday.,The iconic sports broadcaster and national radio sports host has received approval for a new studio.,Patch PM shares a few of the day's must-read items from our Connecticut network.,The Patch community platform serves more than 100 communities all across Connecticut in Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex, New London, Hartford, Tolland, and Litchfield counties.,Find Your Patch and more news of the day, including our most-read stories read more

Pam Landry, WQUN-AM operations manager with radio personality Brian Smith, formerly of WPLR’s “Smith Barber” show, at the WQUN studios in Hamden in 2017.,Pam Landry, WQUN-AM operations manager with radio personality Brian Smith, formerly of WPLR’s “Smith Barber” show, at the WQUN studios in Hamden in 2017.,Photo: Peter Hvizdak / Hearst Connecticut Media

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IF THE NFL IS DOING its sly diligence -- as its officiating crew yellow-flagged so magnificently in holding the audience deep into New Orleans's 20-14 NFC semi over Philadelphia last Sunday -- there is simply no way young magic man Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs (-3) don't bounce New England in the AFC Championship game Sunday (CBS, 5:40 p.m.).,As for the Saints (-3, tiny push to 3½) and the visiting L.A. Rams (Fox, 2:05 p.m.), if the NFL allows the game to be played organically the whole way through -- extremely unlikely -- New Orleans can name the final.,THE LATE RED RUSH -- without question, one of the two or three most colorful play-by-play men in the history of Chicago sportscasting and the best pitchman that Gonnella Bread ever had -- will finally be appropriately honored by Loyola University.,… Broadcast hop-in of the week was Snoop Dogg, who assisted in the call of the L.A. Kings win over Pittsburgh last Saturday.,… CBS's meteoric Tony Romo, asked by one national reporter to break down the top young QBs in the NFL, had Patrick Mahomes, Jared Goff, Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Allen and Lamar Jackson.

The brand will debut with daily online sports stories and columns on SKORNorth.com, social media content, and over 15 original podcasts, including the Purple Podcast, Reusse Unchained, Judd with Lou Nanne, Myron Medcalf on Hoops, The Scoop with Darren “Doogie” Wolfson, and the Twins Touch ‘Em All podcast.,Among the shows to be featured in the lineup are Purple Daily, a 52 week per year program focused on the Minnesota Vikings, SKOR North Live with Matthew Coller, and the Mackey and Judd Show with Ramie Maklouf who recently joined the station after a decade in Milwaukee at 105.7 The Fan.,In order to capture the sights, sounds, and daily sports developments in the Twin cities, SKOR North will invest in a strong reporting team.,“We’re excited to entertain and connect with Minnesota sports fans on multiple platforms – in addition to radio,” said director of content Phil Mackey.,SKOR NORTH WEEKDAY LINEUP:

5am-9am         Golic and Wingo, ESPN Radio read more